In its annual World Cargo Traffic Flow Model and North American Transborder Flow Model, The Colography Group also draws other conclusions about the global and domestic airfreight market.
Colography feels e-business will play some havoc with global supply chains. An order via e-mail may come from any point, meaning that shippers can no longer exert control over shipping patterns. The prediction is that more product will be put into warehouses, and carriers will make more frequent, shorter delivery trips.
“The changing global dynamic,” says Ted Scherck, Colography president, “will drive a growing number of businesses to adopt what we are calling, ‘A Continental Strategy.’ This is triggering the development of a new type of efficient and productive warehouse where inventory will be staged for rapid regional distribution by rail or truck.” Learn more at www.colography.com